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American Airlines:

Alec Baldwin Was Epic Jerk

12/7/2011 8:07 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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American Airlines
claims Alec Baldwin was "extremely rude to the crew" on a flight out of LAX yesterday -- "calling them inappropriate names and using offensive language."

In the wake of Baldwin's Twitter attacks on the company, AA has finally released a statement ...  confirming what TMZ reported yesterday -- he was an epic jerk.

AA says, "Since an extremely vocal customer has publicly identified himself as being removed from an American Airlines flight on Tuesday, Dec. 6, we have elected to provide the actual facts of the matter as well as the FAA regulations which American, and all airlines, must enforce. Cell phones and electronic devices are allowed to be used while the aircraft is at the gate and the door is open for boarding."

"When the door is closed for departure and the seat belt light is turned on, all cell phones and electronic devices must be turned off for taxi-out and take-off."

"This passenger declined to turn off his cell phone when asked to do so at the appropriate time. The passenger ultimately stood up (with the seat belt light still on for departure) and took his phone into the plane’s lavatory. He slammed the lavatory door so hard, the cockpit crew heard it and became alarmed, even with the cockpit door closed and locked."

"They immediately contacted the cabin crew to check on the situation. The passenger was extremely rude to the crew, calling them inappropriate names and using offensive language. Given the facts above, the passenger was removed from the flight and denied boarding."

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106.

Mike G.    

I've been thrown off of an air canada flight for almost the same thing. The idiot waitresses (flight attendants) on these stupid airlines are out of line. They act as if they control the plane and you have to kiss their asses when they should be polite and catering to people. It makes me sick as I'm sure they are worst on an American airline.

962 days ago
107.

linda    

all celebrities are arrogant...what's new?

962 days ago
108.

Italia    

"Alec Baldwin was 'extremely rude to the crew'"

Right, coming from the rudest people on the planet.

Flight Attendants used to be nice and cute, and friendly. Nowadays they put themselves on a pedestal miles about their customers to the point where THEY should be paying to fly, and WE ought to get paid for having to take their chit.

Alec Baldwin may have been rude, I don't know, I wasn't there. But I have flown A LOT in my life and I can say for sure that no one is as mean or as rude as Flight Attendants are today.

962 days ago
109.

Michelle    

NEWS FLASH: He's a douche!

962 days ago
110.

karisma    

Alec Baldwin acting like a self-entitled jerk in public? Say it ain't so! The worst part is, he's stone cold sober when he does these things. So he's not "troubled" or "in danger" or "needing help" like other celebs who get caught behaving like they've lost their minds. He's just a jerk!

962 days ago
111.

Dave    

I'm more baffled by the fact that everyone here is swallowing the airline's story hook line and sinker. The official administrative duties of flight attendants are to behave like officious pricks who treat paying customers like children, typically in a more passive-aggressive manner than you'll find at the DMV. Anyone who flies on a regular basis will know that. The only A-Hole here is the airline and their crew of duschebags.

962 days ago
112.

.    

Not shocked after hearing how he talks to his own child

962 days ago
113.

jm    

Stay classy Alec....(rolls eyes). Yet another "celebrity" jackass

962 days ago
114.

Chuck    

He has a foul mouth and obnoxious demeaner under normal conditions plus thinks he's priviledged. Glad he got the boot. As we say in the wonderful world of the Biz of Show...he's a major jerkoff.

962 days ago
115.

Narn    

Thank you American Airlines. Baldwin is just another Hollywood elite who thinks he's above the law. Maybe he should have been arrested. I bet he won't be welcome on any future A/A flights.

962 days ago
116.

marko    

AA forgot AB was drunk or stoned probably. Sure he enjoys the any media attention since his acting gets none these days.

962 days ago
117.

swampfox    

oh, he will go on saturday night live, do a parody of it and all will be forgiven.....dont think so alec...dont waste your and our time.

962 days ago
118.

cocopuff56    

If he's such a big celebrity than why was he on a commercial flight in the first place? Don't all the celebrity douche bags stomp their carbon footprint all over the place by taking private jet services?

962 days ago
119.

Murf    

Just another celeb jerk who thinks he is special. Of course none of the rules that apply to us apply to him. Being drunk or drugged is part of their daily existence.

962 days ago
120.

chris    

Just because he thinks he is famous, that he can get away with it, they all do

962 days ago
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